The ex-Vice President moves to assure America that putting him in office will move the country to healing long time racial and other issues….
The current President will NOT go there….
“When peaceful protestors dispersed in order for a president – a president – from the doorstep of the people’s house, the White House, using tear gas and flash grenades, in order to stage a photo op — a photo op — at one of the most historic churches in the country, or at least Washington, D.C., we can be forgiven for believing that the president is more interested in power than in principle,” the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said.
Biden added that Trump appears “more interested in serving the passions of his base than the needs of the people in his care.”
“For that’s what the presidency is: a duty of care — to all of us, not just those who vote for us, but all of us. Not just our donors, but all of us.”
The remarks were delivered at Philadelphia’s City Hall. Philadelphia was also where Barack Obama delivered a heralded speech on race relations more than 12 years ago, titled “A More Perfect Union.”
Biden launched his speech by speaking to the nation’s concerns over police brutality, starting by paying homage to George Floyd and repeating his final utterances — “I can’t breathe.” Floyd, an unarmed black man, died after a police officer knelt on his neck in Minneapolis….